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Deadly Data

Deadly Data will give you the complete rundown on how to manage, store, organise and make the most of your data. In particular, this course will teach you what makes mapping (spatial) data unique and how you can use it to achieve your project goals. You should expect to learn the absolute fundamentals and be set up on the path to success for creating maps on all technologies.

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  • Self-Paced

About This Course

As you may know, in Aboriginal Australia when we say something is ‘deadly’ - that means it is GOOD! So, ‘deadly data’ is good data that can be used and easily understood by anyone for a long time. The IMW Australia - On Demand Deadly Data course is made for anyone who wants to understand why they need well organised data to make maps, but the other clear benefit is that this course is perfect for anyone who just wants to understand why data is important for you and your organisation.

Let’s break it down. Deadly Data teaches everyone the fundamentals of data management and anyone who wants to make maps or manages data within their organisation would benefit from taking this short course.

By the end of the course, you will be set up for success to understand what data is, how you can best use it to supplement your mapping activities and learn exactly what your rights are when it comes to your data. For anyone learning mapping technology for the first time, this course will set you in good stead to work in a ‘best practice’ way.

Approximate time needed to complete this course: 6 hours

What You Will Learn

  • Best practice data management
  • What spatial data is and what makes it unique
  • Your rights and choices when it comes to intellectual property and data sovereignty

Course Syllabus

  • Module 1: Data
  • Module 2: Data Management
  • Module 3: Preparing and Sharing your Data
  • Module 4: Ownership and Protection of your Data